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Yum update from live media??

From: Beartooth <beartooth_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 06 2011 - 17:49:23 GMT
To: users@lists.fedoraproject.org

        I have an F14 PC on which I'm currently running F15/xfce from a
live medium. Having had too little coffee, I tried (as root) telling it
"yum update."

        It did it, or was about to. It got all the way to its "Is this
all right" question -- whereupon it was going to install fifteen things
and update four hundred-odd.

        Would it have gone all the way? Would I then have an F15/xfce
machine, as if I had done preupgrade, with all my data still present? And
would that have been able to run preupgrade and get me to F16 when F16 is

        The machine in question is pretty well backed up; so I'm willing
to try the experiment, IF the knowledgeable think the odds are good, or
it would produce useful knowledge, or both.

-- Beartooth Staffwright, Not Quite Clueless Power User I have precious (very precious!) little idea where up is. -- users mailing list users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe or change subscription options: https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/users Guidelines: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Mailing_list_guidelines